Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Geoffrey Bush

Letter No.: 
March 17 [1937]

The White Gates,

Dear Mr Bush

I was very glad to have news of you. I quite agree with you that love & enthusiasm goes a long way to cover technical faults - indeed without that the finest technical performance in the world becomes sounding brass and tinkling cymbal.1
I will do my best to listen on Tuesday
Yours sincerely

R. Vaughan Williams

1. A Biblical allusion to 1 Corinthians 13: 1.


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Date from Geoffrey Bush's suggestion - he had been brought to see VW by his music master that year and thinks that this was a reply to a follow-up letter.

Cobbe 277
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